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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

City of North Platte

Hexachlorocyclopentadiene was historically used for the manufacture of currently banned pesticides, such as endrin, dieldrin and chlordane. Itís still used for production of flame retardants, resins and plastics.

 

81

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND330ND
2013ND150ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND180ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 2 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 2 ppb for hexachlorocyclopentadiene was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against harm to the stomach and intestines.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 50 ppb

The legal limit for hexachlorocyclopentadiene, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-20151736ND
2012-03-20151735ND
2012-03-20151734ND
2012-03-20151733ND
2012-04-23165464ND
2012-04-23165466ND
2012-06-13166743ND
2012-06-13166742ND
2012-06-13166736ND
2012-06-13166737ND
2012-06-13166739ND
2012-06-13165465ND
2012-06-13165463ND
2012-06-13166738ND
2012-06-13166741ND
2012-06-13166740ND
2012-07-23184587ND
2012-07-23184588ND
2012-07-23184589ND
2012-07-23184586ND
2012-09-19186756ND
2012-09-19186755ND
2012-09-19186758ND
2012-09-19186761ND
2012-09-19186760ND
2012-09-19186759ND
2012-09-26186762ND
2012-09-26186757ND
2012-10-30202783ND
2012-10-30202786ND
2012-10-30202785ND
2012-10-30202784ND
2012-12-12165462ND
2013-02-27215115ND
2013-02-27215116ND
2013-02-27215118ND
2013-02-27215117ND
2013-05-13228888ND
2013-05-13228890ND
2013-05-13228887ND
2013-05-13228889ND
2013-06-05229801ND
2013-06-19230608ND
2013-07-17246381ND
2013-07-17246380ND
2013-07-17246379ND
2013-07-17246378ND
2013-10-29265025ND
2014-05-21295519ND
2014-05-21295518ND
2014-07-16308561ND
2014-07-16309033ND
2014-10-14329249ND
2014-10-27329248ND
2015-01-26342728ND
2015-04-22353844ND
2015-06-24356638ND
2015-06-24356637ND
2015-06-24356636ND
2015-06-24356635ND
2015-06-24356639ND
2015-06-24356634ND
2015-06-24356633ND
2015-07-08373919ND
2015-08-12375074ND
2015-08-12375073ND
2015-08-12375072ND
2015-08-12375071ND
2015-08-12375070ND
2015-08-12375069ND
2015-08-12375075ND
2015-10-07391403ND
2016-06-02ND
2016-08-17ND
2016-10-11ND
2017-04-25ND
2017-04-25ND
2017-07-25ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-10-16ND